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Patricia "Joann" Greenlee passed away on September 9, 2017 in Keystone, Colorado. She was born October 30, 1933 in Hadley, Indiana to Elmer "Harold" Eggers and Marybelle (Heckathorn) Eggers. She graduated from Lizton High School in 1951 and was President of her senior class. She worked for IU hospitals and retired in 1994 before working for Walmart in Plainfield, IN and retiring again in 2016.
Joann married Donald William Gemmel I (deceased) on October 10, 1951 and married Robert Greenlee in April of 1974. She is survived by her children: Patricia (Rick) Elliott, Donald II (Regina) Gemmel, Judith (Bryan) Mitchell, Brian (Kim) Gemmel, Bruce (Diana) Gemmel and Douglas (Lynn) Gemmel. She is also survived by five of her eight siblings: Josephine Cavender, Joyce Roberts, Susie Smith, Elmer "Bill" Eggers, and Robert Eggers. She is further survived by fifteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Joann was active in her church, St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, the Lion's Club and Eastern Star.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that all donations be made to the following:
- Snake River Fire Protection District, 22393 US 6, Keystone, Colorado, 80435
- Lake Dillon Fire Protection, 401 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne, Colorado, 80498
- St. Anthony's Hospital, Chaplain Services, 11600 West 2nd Place, Lakewood, Colorado 80228
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Plainfield Bible Church, 752 North Dan Jones Road, Plainfield, Indiana. Visitation will begin at 11am followed by the memorial service at 1pm. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in North Salem, IN following the service.
Published on September 18, 2017
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